The William G. McGowan School of Business’ mission is to “develop in its students the professional knowledge and skills needed to function successfully in the dynamic environments of business with a commitment to exercising their professional responsibilities in an ethical and socially responsible manner in a global marketplace.” King’s College strives to give graduates all of the tools needed for successful professional and personal lives. The College has an impressive 99% placement rate for students who are either employed or pursuing further education in graduate school within six months of completing their degree.
The McGowan School of Business includes a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with majors in Accounting, Marketing, and Management. Within the Management major, there are also six concentration options in Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare Management, Business Administration, Human Resources Management, or International Business. Four learning goals lead the curriculum for all majors and work to give students a well-rounded business perspective. These goals include mastering the skills of effective communications, information literacy, ethical and social responsibility, and professional knowledge.
Three Master’s of Science are available in Accountancy, Business, or Healthcare Administration. The MSA program is a unique collaboration with the University of Notre Dame and the Mendoza College of Business.
Classes have a 12:1 student to faculty ratio. This allows professors to take an “engaging mentorship” with their instruction. Students receive a personalized learning experience that takes place both in the classroom and through extension activities like group projects, service learning, and other extracurricular activities.
A few of the clubs on campus include Economics & International Business Club, Multicultural/International Club, and American Sign Language Club. The Shoval Center creates research, teaching, and volunteer opportunities focused on sharing the College’s mission and improving the local community.
Students can complete a community-based work-study program, volunteer locally, or participate in a SERVE trip. SERVE trips is an alternative break program that takes place during fall, winter, and spring breaks. Past trips have included visits to Andre House of Arizona, Center for the Homeless, and the Shekinah Riding Center.
The Master’s of Healthcare Administration program at King’s College is available on-campus, fully online, or in a hybrid format. The College has rolling admissions making it convenient for students to start their degree whenever they are ready. On-campus offerings are completed in 15-week evening sessions while the online option runs on an accelerated seven-week schedule.
According to the US Department of Labor, there is an expected 20% growth in the field of Health Administration. This high-quality program works to produce graduates who are prepared for a variety of in-demand positions and leadership roles within consulting firms, home health care facilities, mental health organizations, healthcare clinics, and more.